Arizona gasoline prices begin to fall

Arizona motorists are paying less at the pump this week.

Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday that the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is $3.70 a gallon. That’s down by almost 4 cents from last week.

Triple-A officials say gasoline prices tend to start dropping in the fall with the trend continuing through late December.

This week’s national average is $3.79 per gallon, a decrease of nearly 5 cents from last week.

Tucson has the lowest average gasoline price in Arizona at $3.55 a gallon while Flagstaff has the highest at $3.89.

Mississippi and South Carolina both have the lowest average gas prices in the continental U.S. at $3.53 a gallon with California having the highest at $4.13 a gallon.

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Michael Gossie is an award-winning journalist who has earned more than 50 awards for writing, editing and design. He studied economics at Elmira College in Elmira, N.Y., and put his entrepreneurial spirit to work in 2007, using a 200-year-old family recipe to launch an Italian sauce company. He is a competitive marathon runner, Ironman triathlete and is most proud of being the founding president of the Steuben Arc Foundation in Upstate New York, which serves individuals with developmental disabilities, including his sister.